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Event: Update Labor Law 2020 / Corona Virus and the impact on employment contracts

Starke Managing Counsel Daniel Albrecht and Bluedex Partner spoke on February 13, 2020. Dr. Michael R. Fausel on the premises of PraeMontis GmbH in Frankfurt on current issues of labor law.

From the invitation to the event:

Since the outbreak of the Corona Virus raises numerous legal questions in addition to the tragedy for those affected as well as for the economy, we are particularly pleased that we were able to win German attorney Daniel Albrecht at short notice for a keynote speech. Mr. Albrecht is Managing Counsel at Starke, which is based in China and focuses on the...

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The Corona Virus and its effects on the Employer Relations of German companies in China

China and the Chinese economy are still firmly in the grip of the Corona Virus . Against this background, we continue our first article by first examining the effects of the Corona Virus on sales chains and possible claims for damages if delivery obligations become impossible. Today we turn to the next major complex that is spreading to workers and employers due to the spread of the virus, namely Chinese labor law. Before we turn to detailed questions, however, we would like to give you a few general suggestions for action on how you can make your company fit in the event of a...

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The 2019 Draft Measures on Security Assessment of Cross-Border Transfer of Personal Information, Article in CRi 06/2019

The Cybersecurity Law of the People’s Republic of China was issued on November 7, 2016, and officially put into effect June 1, 2017. The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) has released supportive measures to implement provisions of the Cybersecurity Law. These Draft Measures provide guidelines for cross-border transfer of data, data security assessments, and the protection of data in relation to national and public interest.

In 2017, the CAC published Measures on Security Assessment of Cross-Border Transfer of Personal Information and Important Data. The draft received...

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Legal situation with fake products - Which penalties threaten counterfeiters, interview i the Germen televison MDR

Starke in the news. The MDR reported in its broadcast "Umschau" on the situation of counterfeit products in Germany, in particular on the import of counterfeit products from China to Germany. The program was intended to give viewers an overview of the current situation and to demonstrate how and whether counterfeiters are being prosecuted in China. Due to friendly recomendation by the AHK North China, the show also interviewed Starke Managing Counsel Daniel Albrecht on this topic. As an IPR expert in China, he answered the questions asked about the current legal situation in China....

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Measures on Security Assessment of Cross-Border Transfer of Personal Information in China (2019 Draft)

Summary: The Cybersecurity Law of the People’s Republic of China was issued on November 7, 2016, and officially put into effect June 1, 2017. The Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) has released supportive measures to implement provisions of the Cybersecurity Law. These draft Measures provide guidelines for cross-border transfer of data, data security assessments, and the protection of data in relation to national and public interest. In 2017, the CAC published Measures on Security Assessment of Cross-Border Transfer of Personal Information and Important Data. The...

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4th International Conference “Protection of Intellectual Property Rights"in Moscow

The 4th International Conference “Protection of Intellectual Property Rights” took place at the World Trade Center in Moscow on October 17-18, 2019.

Starke Managing Counsel Daniel Albrecht delivered a speech about the Trademark Reform 2019 in China.

About 180 attorneys and IP professional from Russia, Belarus, Italy, Germany, and the US took part at this well organized event. We learned a lot about the new IP trends in Russia and Europe and are happy to take part next year again.

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Daniel Albrecht was appointed for 2 years as a member of INTA's Anticounterfeiting Committee

Starke Managing Counsel Daniel Albrecht was appointed for 2 years as a member of INTA 's Anticounterfeiting Committee. The committee will monitor developments in treaties, legislation, regulations and other enforcement mechanisms in various jurisdictions, complete analyses and propose policy recommendations to the Board. Work includes report and submission writing, interaction with anticounterfeiting organizations and advocacy in conjunction with relevant INTA committees and staff.

The International Trademark Association (INTA) is a global association of brand owners and...

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Blue World Day in Munich

On October 2nd and 3rd 2019 the Blue World Day took place in Munich. The organizer was our Frankfurt partner law firm BLUEDEX .

This year over 50 participants from all over Europe, the USA and Tunisia participated.

During the event, there were various lectures with different national focuses. Starke Managing Counsel Daniel Albrecht referred about China. The lecture should provide an overview of all legal innovations of the last two years.

We are very greatly about the invitation to this great and successful event.

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China IP impulse, joint presentation by Schneiders & Behrendt and Starke

On Friday the September 27th 2019 representatives of the law firm Schneiders & Starke reported on IP protection in China. The lecture took place in the office of our partner Schneiders & Behrendt in Bochum.


From the invitation:


"The protection of trademarks and patents in China is a topic of growing importance for SMEs and large enterprises. Does it make sense to register trademarks, patents and other intellectual property rights in China?

The answer to this question has changed significantly in the last 10 years. Intellectual property rights...

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